Development of XML schemata required by the Vocational Education and Training sector for the transfer of information among systems.
Development of a framework for considering online delivery of training. The framework would take a broad view of delivery technologies. It would provide an agreed terminology and set of options.
Rationalisation of the terminology used in the National Training Framework to resolve inconsistencies with international standards. This could be done by adopting international terminology where appropriate and by providing precise definitions of Australian terms and mappings to international ones.
Development of an LDAP directory of practitioners in the Australian Vocational Education and Training sector.
Examination of technology and standards for the use of Virtual Reality in training delivery. The Project would develop guidelines for equipment, software, and resource sharing and would implement pilot modules.
Examination of technology, standards, and value of thin client architectures in training delivery.
Investigation of possible interconnectivity of Vocational Education and Training management systems with banking systems and the relevant banking standards for financial management.
Investigation of use of interactive television for training delivery.
Establishment of a Vocational Education and Training Metadata Working Group to complement the EdNA Metadata Project Group.
Further development of Vocational Education and Training use of the EdNA Online web portal. This could include a dedicated search engine for Vocational Education and Training materials.
Investigation, in collaboration with EdNA Online, of unified search engines that can interrogate data made available via Z39.50, X.500, and LDAP.